The Nerd Prince
by Ellen Fisher
Copyright 2006 by Ellen Fisher
Cover design copyright 2012 by T.M. Roy
Goddamn it. There was that horrible noise again.
Cade Ryan dropped the controller for his video game and stood up. Unable to focus on saving the world by killing bloodthirsty aliens, he stalked restlessly away from the television and toward the source of what he’d come to think of as That Godawful Racket.